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“Terese was in trouble, and had asked me for help. I guess it was good I was going to Earth, even if it was a long way to go.”

The friends you make in service during times of war stay with you. So when one asks the Player Characters for help in a suspicuiously vague message they become embroiled in a race against time to not only save their friend but also themselves.

‘A Life Worth Living’ is the first adventure in Stygian Fox’s ‘Near Heavens’ setting. It is a challenging scenario that pits the player characters against a corporation that is used to getting its own way and uses certain criminal gangs to enact its will.

From Groombridge 34 to the Sol system, this book gives a brief overview of the setting and a thrilling, fast-paced adventure of interstellar proportions.

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Todd S October 07, 2017 1:37 pm UTC
Wow, this is fantastic. The narrative bits are exceptional. Is this intended for a straight Traveller setting or is it more 2300AD? It definitely has that grittier 2300 feel to it. I really hope to see this setting expanded.
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Stephanie M December 21, 2017 12:56 am UTC
Hi Todd, I'm a definite fan of the GDW version of 2300AD and my fanzine Colonial Times is for that very game (available here) but this book didn't sell well and I doubt ill ever break even on it so its unlikely there'll be more titles set in The Near Heavens.
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Tim L September 26, 2017 6:17 pm UTC
Really liking this adventure and the brief glimpse of the setting. Any plans for a Near Heavens setting book and the like further down the line?
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Stephanie M December 21, 2017 12:54 am UTC
Hi Tim, as sales have been poor it is unlikely there'll be the planned rule book. The CE system is too niche to make sales viable for me but there'll be sci-fi from us in the future, just not in this particular setting, I'm afraid.
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Tim L January 09, 2018 6:52 pm UTC
Hi Stephanie, I'm sad to hear this title has not been picked up more. Really hoped to see further expansion of this setting, but understandable that doing so is not really viable. But thanks a lot for this great product, and at least I'll have it available for future inspiration for my homebrew efforts! :)
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Marc T May 07, 2018 4:29 pm UTC
Same here. Excellent product, and fantastic setting work. Shame sales were not sufficient to see more, but I understand.
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This title was added to our catalog on September 10, 2017.